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Wednesday, 3 August 2016

JAMB withdraws 2016 admissions Posting list, asks candidates not to panic


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the list of posted candidates for 2016/2017 admission which they have sent various tertiary institutions across the nation.


The spokesman of the board, Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday 31 of July.

“This is to ensure that the University Senate body perform its responsibility of conducting the selection of candidates and refer it to JAMB for confirmation in line with the admission criteria of merit, catchment and educationally disadvantaged states as directed by the Hon Minister of Education at the policy committee meeting,” the statement read.

“The earlier list was sent to help fast track the process of admission so as to allow other tiers of institutions also conduct their admission".

“Candidates should not panic because this is part of the process of the 2016 admission exercise. JAMB regrets any inconvenience this decision would have caused the tertiary institutions.

“The board regrets any inconvenience it’s proactive step would have caused the tertiary institutions,” He said.